Search for dissertations about: "teknik- och vetenskapsstudier"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words teknik- och vetenskapsstudier.

  1. 1. Geographies of eHealth: Studies of Healthcare at a Distance

    Author : Jesper Petersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; eHealth; telehealthcare; Actor-network theory; space; information and communication technology; Governmentality;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the proliferation of healthcare services using information and communication technology to overcome spatial and temporal obstacles. These services are given such names as telemedicine and telecare, which are sometimes grouped together as telehealthcare under the umbrella term eHealth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Valuation in Welfare Markets : The Rule Books, Whiteboards and Swivel Chairs of Care Choice Reform

    Author : Linus Johansson Krafve; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Teun Zuiderent-Jerak; Steve Woolgar; Tiago Moeira; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Welfare state; Market reform; Care choice reform; Market practice; Valuation practice; Science and technology studies; Economic sociology; Valuation studies; Välfärdsstaten; marknadsreform; vårdvalsreform; marknadspraktik; värderingspraktik; teknik- och vetenskapsstudier; ekonomisk sociologi; värderingsstudier;

    Abstract : This thesis takes an interest in how values attain a specific meaning in market reforms of welfare provision. The study builds on exploring how values are enacted rather than treating them as universal and stable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digitalising Tax, The Kenyan Way : The Travels and Translations of ITax in Kenya

    Author : Nimmo Osman Elmi; Lotta Björklund Larsen; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Corinna Kruse; Richard Rottenburg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digitalisation; Taxation; Kenya; Technology; Sustainable Development; Anthropology;

    Abstract : Kenya, as with other developing countries, has joined the global bandwagon of using digital technologies to increase domestic revenues. Within the new strategies, lie great potential in achieving sustainable development, however, the shift is happening quite rapidly and has been made mandatory within a short period of time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opposition and adjustment to industrial ‘greening’ : the Swedish forest industry’s (re)actions regarding energy transition – 1989-2009

    Author : Mikael Ottosson; Jonas Anshelm; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Hans Andersson; Susse Georg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Forest industry; energy; electricity; forests; industrial greening; industrial change; actor network theory; sociology of industry; strategic management; science and technology studies; Skogsindustri; energi; elektricitet; skog; industriell miljöanpassning; industriell förändring; aktörsnätverksteori; branschsociologi; strategiforskning; teknik- och vetenskapsstudier; Technology and social change; Teknik och social förändring;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses how the Swedish forest industry has (re)acted regarding the energy transition and, in particular, regarding the reconstruction of the electricity and forest resources in Sweden during the 1989–2009 period. The thesis consists of four papers that analyse how the Swedish forest industry by means of energy management practices at individual pulp and/or paper mills, in corporate strategies performed by CEOs and boards of directors, and via its industry association, has dealt with mounting political and public demands for the industry to become ‘greener’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assembling the Smart Grid : On the Mobilization of Imaginaries, Users and Materialities in a Swedish Demonstration Project

    Author : Anna Wallsten; Harald Rohracher; Jonas Anshelm; Vasilis Galis; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smart grids; demonstration projects; translations; sociotechnical imaginaries; material participation; users; Smarta elnät; demonstrationsprojekt; översättning; sociotekniska föreställningar; material participation; användare;

    Abstract : Influential actors refer to smart grids as a revamped version of the energy systemwhen they argue for alternative energy pathways, and assign demonstration projects with the task of turning prospects about the future into functional configurations. This thesis explores notions of the smart grid future that are implicitly conveyed in Swedish smart grid strategy and planning documents. READ MORE